Nwilmingtn 35 17 52
Hofstra 21 40 61
Date of game: 2/8/2014

Recap: Hofstra vs. UNC-Wilmington

Hempstead, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Zeke Upshaw dropped in 16 points to help lead the Hofstra Pride to a 61-52 win over the UNC Wilmington Seahawks in Colonial Athletic Association action at the Mack Sports Complex.

Also scoring in double figures for the Pride (7-17, 3-6 CAA), as they snapped a five-game slide, were Jordan Allen and Dion Nesmith with 15 and 13 points, respectively, the former also clearing nine rebounds.

The Seahawks (6-18, 0-9), losers of 14 in a row, were paced by Freddie Jackson who tallied 15 points off the bench.

UNCW shot a sizzling 65.2 percent from the field in the first half, including 4-of-9 behind the 3-point line, in order to claim a 35-21 advantage at the break.

The Seahawks then led by as many as 15 points in the second half, but the squad converted a total of only five field goals in the period, allowing Hofstra to battle back and eventually move ahead for the win.

The Pride outscored the visitors at the charity stripe, 18-8.

Game Notes

Winston cleared of FSU conduct violations

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was found not to have violated the university's conduct code over allegations that he sexually assaulted a fellow student in December 2012.

NFL flexes Bengals-Steelers into primetime for Week 17

The NFL announced Sunday night that the AFC North showdown between the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers will be the NBC primetime game for Week 17.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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